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Damian Lillard Wants to Become a Warrior

The upcoming point guard from Weber State University would prefer to be drafted by the Golden State Warriors. According to the San Jose Mercury News, Lillard has worked out for the Warriors.   Lillard told the Mercury, “I grew up a Warriors fan, I’m still a Warriors fan,” Lillard, 21,...

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Brooklyn Nets and a first-round pick?

A tweet by Alex Kennedy said, “The Brooklyn Nets are trying to acquire a first-round pick, according to league sources.” After trading away their 2012 first-round pick to the Blazers for forward, Gerald Wallace, the Nets suffered not having a lottery pick this year. Their pick, which the Portland Trailblazers...

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Lou Williams Officially Opts Out

Lou Williams has decided to opt out of the 2012-13 season on his contract.   Williams was due to make $6.39 million next season.   Williams led the Sixers in scoring last season with 14.9 points per game.   (Via John N. Mitchell/Philadelphia Inquirer)

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Playing Poker Helps Pierce On The Basketball Court

Paul Pierce, a future hall of famer, was a participant in the 2011 World Series of Poker.   According to Yahoo, “The Boston Celtics star cruised through his first session of play at the 2011 World Series of Poker, more than doubling his chip stack from 30,000 to 62,750 and positioning himself nicely for...

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Jeff Green Gaining Interest From Ton Of Teams

Because Green became an unrestricted free agent in December after Boston withdrew its $9 million qualifying offer, teams are already calling Falk’s office to discuss his possible exodus from Beantown. Free agency negotiations won’t officially begin until July 1, but Falk said he has already had exploratory discussions with “12...

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Jamal Crawford Has 5 Teams On Free Agency List

Jamal Crawford has opted out of his contract with the Trail Blazers and entered free agency. Teams said to be on his radar include the Heat, Clippers, Kings, Knicks and Cavaliers. Crawford, 32, averaged 14.0 points per game last season. He was originally drafted by the Cavs with the No....

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Brandon Roy Preparing For A Comeback, Training Daily

Last night, Roy took to Twitter to answer questions from fans. Since he doesn’t have an account on the social media website, he used the account of his close friend and fellow Seattle player Will Conroy, to interact with fans and comment on the rumors.   “Lord willing, I will...

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Brandon Bass Becomes Unrestricted Free Agent

After playing a pivotal role in the Celtics’ run to the Eastern Conference finals, Brandon Bass has decided to opt out of the final year of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent.   His agent, Tony Dutt, said Bass would like to return to the Celtics but also wants the option...

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Jamal Crawford Opts Out, Becomes Free Agent

Jamal Crawford confirmed that he will opt out of his 12-13 contract with the Blazers.   “I’m a free agent, so I’m excited about what’s there moving forward,” Crawford said when asked about his future. “There will be a lot of teams out there with a lot of interest. I’ll...

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Gerald Wallace To Test Free-Agency

Gerald Wallace will opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent.   The Nets own Wallace’s Bird Rights, meaning they can offer higher raises, as well as a fifth year on a new deal.   (Via New York Daily News)

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Garnett Being Patient Before Re-signing With Celtics

Kevin Garnett will wait to see how Boston’s roster shakes out before delving into contract negotiations, according to a source.   “Kevin’s very loyal, and he hates change,” the source said. “But I think it’d be hard for him to come back if it’s a total rebuild. If he’s going...

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Chicago Bulls To Gamble On Tyshawn Taylor?

Looking at every Mock Draft, it’s striking to see how many players are capable of cracking NBA rotations next season and stapling themselves in rotations before the 2013-14 season. There will still be gambles throughout the first round, but team’s will be gambling on high ceilings.   Someone rarely disputed...

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Charlotte looking to deal No. 2 pick, Interested in James Harden?

The Charlotte Bobcats are eyeing the possibility of dealing the No. 2 overall pick in a trade that would bring a more established player, multiple sources told CBSSports.com.   Rod Higgins and Rich Cho understand that the Bobcats need more than just a talented rookie, whether it be Bradley Beal,...